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During the first presidential debate, candidate Mitt Romney said that if his bid for office is successful, he plans to cut funding for PBS.
PSB is an education-focused broadcasting channel, and home of shows including Sesame Street, Sherlock and Downton Abbey.
"I'm sorry, Jim, I'm going to stop the subsidy to PBS," Romney said to PBS NewsHour anchor Jim Lehrer.
"I like PBS. I love Big Bird. I actually like you, too. But I'm not going to keep spending money on things, borrowing money from China to pay for it."
In response, PSB said:
"The federal investment in public broadcasting equals about one one-hundredth of one percent of the federal budget. Elimination of funding would have virtually no impact on the nation's debt. Yet the loss to the American public would be devastating."
Hilary Clinton has long been in the meme ecosystem -- clutching her Blackberry and frankly looking cool.
It reached the point where a website, Texts from Hilary, was created -- and the lady herself responded with a meme in reply to such homage.
But what advice may she have for the presidential hopeful?
"Malarky" isn't such an uncommon word in the UK. Sure, it is reserved for the over 40s, but probably wouldn't have recieved such Internet acclaim across the pond.
When Vice President Joe Biden responded to how Paul Ryan characterized the handling of the embasy attack which killed Ambassador Stevens, he said:
"With all due respect, that's a bunch of malarkey because not a single thing he said was accurate. ...
This lecture on embassy security -- the congressman here cut embassy security in his budget by $300 million below what we asked for. So much for the embassy security piece ... Governor Romney, before he even knew the facts, before he even knew the ambassador was killed, he was out making a political statement that was panned by media around the world. ...
Before we even knew what happened to the ambassador, the Governor was holding a press conference. That's not presidential leadership."